June 14, 2011

Trauma Survivors' Network hosts Hollywood-themed "Trauma Prom" Friday, June 17

A fundraiser benefiting the Trauma Survivors' Network at Vanderbilt, 'Trauma Prom 2011,' will be held Friday, June 17, beginning at 8 p.m., at the Tin Roof, 1516 Demonbreun St.

The Golden Age of Hollywood-themed costume event will feature music by D.J. B-Roll and Haden & Jeremiah.

Tickets are $25 per person, with all proceeds going to the Trauma Survivors' Network at Vanderbilt. For pre-sale tickets, contact Jody Barnwell at jody.e.barnwell@vanderbilt.edu.

Each year more than 3,000 critically ill patients are transported via LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Hospital. TSN is a free, non-profit service that provides trauma patients and their families with resources and counseling during and after their hospital stay.

Services include peer visits from trauma survivors, support groups, Facebook social networking and other helpful resources for families and trauma survivors to guide them through to recovery.

For more information, go to www.MyTSN.org  or contact Susan Sutton, MPH, at susan.sutton@vanderbilt.edu.